Final show in chamber music series blends classical and folk

The next presentation from the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra is Folk Songs and Brahms.

John Kastelic and The Black Dog String Quartet will deliver a performance that will erase the line between classical and folk music.

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Kastelic is a sought-after violist, violinist and teacher who is at home in pop and classical music alike. Past notable performances include sharing the stage with Mariah Carey and Michael Bublé.

He is also a regular member of the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra and a member of two bands, The Living and Strength of Materials. He’s also half of the duo No Mothers.

The Black Dog String Quartet is made up of young Vancouver musicians. The group has appeared on recordings by groups like 54-40, Marianas Trench, Bleeding Through and others. Individual members of the group have shared the stage with acts like Rod Stewart, Kanye West, Sting, The Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Video Games Live.

The event is the final performance of the season in the Chamber Music at The Rex series and will take place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at The Rex, located at 417 Seymour St.

Tickets are $25, available at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 or online at

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